Kirk Woundy, communications and grants manager for the National Alliance on Mental Illness affiliate in Colorado Springs, holds "Below the Surface" posters created for an awareness campaign to prevent youth suicide. (Mark Reis, Special to The Colorado Sun)

What’s behind Colorado’s new suicide prevention campaign? Real teen voices

A local, youth-led effort to promote a suicide text line was so successful, the state is copying it

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DSCC officially throw their weight behind Hickenlooper in U.S. Senate race, irking primary rivals

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee endorsed Colorado’s former governor in a statement Saturday to The Colorado Sun

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Chris Jarnot, vice president of Vail Resorts’ mountain operations, steps down after 30 years

Jarnot announced Friday that he is leaving the company at the end of the year

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At Colorado College, where tuition runs $71,000, many new in-state students will pay just a fraction — or nothing at all

The Colorado Springs liberal arts school has launched the “Colorado Pledge,” an effort to attract more Colorado students and eliminate sticker shock that might prevent them from applying